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  • Public Comments

    Department of Commerce – Comments on Manufacturing and Regulation

    April 11, 2017

    We recently submitted comments to the Department of Commerce in response to its request for information on the impact of federal regulations on domestic manufacturing. The DOC requested comments on ideas for retrospective review of permitting and regulatory requirements, with a focus on repealing existing “burdensome” requirements. The agency also sought information about the potential adverse impacts of regulations on manufacturing.

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  • Hein Joins Experts to Discuss Oil-by-Rail

    November 13, 2015

    Jayni Hein, our policy director, presented today at a national conference on oil-by-rail policies, “Oil Train Response 2015: Community Risks & Solutions,” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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  • Public Comments

    Comments on New York State Energy Policy

    October 26, 2015

    We recently submitted comments on New York State’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative

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  • Public Comments

    Comments on Truck GHG Emissions

    October 1, 2015

    We recently submitted two sets of comments to the EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on their greenhouse gas standards for trucks.

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  • Public Comments

    Comments to OIRA on their 2012 Annual Report

    June 11, 2012

    Today we submitted comments in response to OIRA’s annual report to Congress. Among the several specific suggestions is that the employment impacts of regulations be integrated into cost-benefit analysis in a balanced, transparent way. We recommend that OIRA should be careful to avoid any language that reinforces the mistaken belief that regulations inevitably lead to unemployment and that any analysis should do its best to model net employment impact, not just one region or sector.

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  • News

    Dr. Adam Finkel Gives Congressional Testimony on Regulation and Jobs

    June 15, 2011

    Policy Integrity advisor Dr. Adam Finkel recently answered questions from Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) on regulations and their effect on jobs and businesses as part of testimony given during a House Commitee on Small Business hearing.

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